Viviers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viviers in Ardeche

Visit Viviers: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Viviers contains some interesting buildings and a nice view across the Rhone, although the town is also rather neglected in places

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Viviers. For detailed visitor information see the Viviers travel guide.

Viviers is situated in the Ardeche department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Privas, the department capital (general information: Viviers is 518 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Viviers include "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Montelimar at 10 km and Alba-la-Romaine at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Viviers, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Viviers in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ardeche

Map of places to visit near Viviers

Markets in and near Viviers

  • Donzere: market Saturday (5km)
  • Le Teil: market Thursday (7km)
  • Montelimar: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Pierrelatte: market Friday (12km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Andeol: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Grignan: market Tuesday (19km)
  • La Begude-de-Mazenc: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Ardeche: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Viviers, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Viviers, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Viviers.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Monts d'Ardeche (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (La Garde-Adhemar) (11km)
  • Abbaye d'Aiguebelle (Montjoyer) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux) (16km)
  • Abbatiale Sainte-Marie (Cruas) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des herbes (11km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Saint-Marcel (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des Gorges de l'Ardèche (23km)
  • Cascades du Sautadet (35km)
  • Bois de Païolive (41km)
  • Dentelles de Montmirail (45km)
  • Grotte de la Cocaliere (47km)
  • Cascade du Ray-Pic (48km)
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • La Ferme aux crocodiles (14km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Viviers

Canton: Viviers

Arrondissement: Privas

Department: Ardeche

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Viviers

from Privas (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 518 km

from Calais: 750 km

from Nice: 223 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 513 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Viviers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-du-Rhone, Donzere, Malataverne, Saint-Montan and Saint-Thome.

This page in French: Visiter Viviers